World traveller Marco Polo described Sri Lanka as one of the finest islands he has seen. It is rich in history, architecture, and biodiversity. Few of the most popular spots are Sigiriya (Matale), Adam's Peak (Nuwara Eliya), Galle (Southern Province), Yala National Park (Hambantota), Polonnaruwa (North Central Province), and Bentota (Southern Province).
Hyderabad has a culture that is a blend of many from Central Asia, Iran, Arabia, and North Africa. It is evident in food and architecture. The Spanish mosque at Begumpet Road is one such attraction. It was built in 1906 under the rule of Nizam Mir Mahbub Ali Khan Bahadur. This mosque can host around 2000 people. Legend says that it is ‘Moorish’ style.
Capsule hotels are the best option for a minimalist. You can also check into one for the unique experience. Some of the best capsule hotels for basic yet stylish experience are Nonze Hostel (Thailand), Dream Lodge (Lavender, Singapore), Capsule Hotel Astil Dotonbori (Osaka, Japan), Sleepbox (Moscow), Urbanpod Hotel (Mumbai), and Book and Bed (Tokyo).
The Kerala Tourism Minister has announced that by 2021, all the tourist hotspots in the state will become differently-abled friendly. Out of the 120 spots identified, 98 have already been transformed. It will have amenities like accessible ramps, wheelchairs, special toilets, audio guides, etc. Above all, it will assure a barrier free holiday for all.
Lack of sleep while travelling can steal an entire day from your trip. The cramped space, cabin pressure, and stress of transit can keep you awake. But some precautions to promote sleep are avoiding sugar and alcohol. Try to wear loose shoes and clothes. Getting a window seat also help. You have to invest in a good travel pillow to ensure sleep.
Dras, a town 55 km from Kargil in Jammu & Kashmir is the coldest inhabited place in India, and the second coldest inhabited place on the earth after the Russian village of Oymyakon. The lowest temperature in Dras is -40 degrees Celsius. It has a memorial dedicated to the Kargil War soldiers. The landscape is stunning and the place has good eateries.